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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Amber Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask special, first lighthouse project release


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Craft Beer Co., 82 Leather Lane, London, Greater London, England EC1N 7TR.

Light unclear light to medium orange amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, fruity, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120809]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (21549) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2012
25th June 2012
Craft. Light haze on this amber beer. Little white head. Light palate, a little crispy and dry. Mild hops - mellow orange with a whisper of mango. Fair few minerals. Trace of juicy fruit bubblegum. Finishes dry with a carbonated nip and a little fresh hop spice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (20694) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2012
cask at bow ... amber ... thin off white head ... light toffee ... light spice nose .... soft toffe malt ... light bitterness ... soft fruits ... no herbellness in this one

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Pours a mostly clear, strong gold with a frothy, white foam head. Aroma holds a bit of toasted malts, mild melon, berries, stray citrus. Light to medium sweet flavor with a nice, bready and toasty bready character, along with some toasted leaves, very faint grass, some orange citrus, hints of tangy lemon. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Well balanced on the finish, with a bit more toasty malts, some zesty citrus fruits, bread, melon, orange, very mild spicy pine and dry leaves. This is a very well rounded beer. The bitterness is perhaps just a touch too robust in the aftertaste, but aside from that it is very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2012
Cask at the Craft Beer Co - 11/08/12. Reddish/amber in colour with a thin white head. Mild aroma of hops and caramel. Sweet caramel malt in the taste, a little yeast, and a hoppy dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (11952) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2016
Cask at Six Deg North, ABZ. It pours clear amber with a decent white head. The nose is soft, sweet, juicy, bready, red fruits, jam and citrus. The taste is smooth, bitter, brown bread, cereal, red fruit, grassy bitterness, citrus peel and light spice with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Decent amber.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours clear amber, nose is floral, sweet toffee, taste is dry, floral, sweet fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9218) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2016
Cask at the Hanging Bat. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of light lemon, light sour malt. Taste is light sour, light sweet. Thin finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7724) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
(Cask at Craft Beer Clerkenwell, London, 20 April 2016) Amber colour with foamy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with citrus, orange peel, rye bread, red fruit and caramel. Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, orange peel, red fruit, rye bread and a balanced citric bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced. Nice one.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (4642) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow (26 Jun 12) - clear deep amber ale, thin white head, fruity hop aroma, fruity, orange, grapefruit, strong citrus aftertaste, bit cold, high carbonation


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